The Liberal Civil War: Fraternity and Fratricide on the Left

The Liberal Civil War: Fraternity and Fratricide on the Left

by Jim Tuck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761810889

ISBN-13: 9780761810889

Pub. Date: 10/01/1998

Publisher: UPA

The Liberal Civil War: Fraternity and Fratricide on the Left explores the struggles and controversy of the liberal community during the early years of the Cold War. It follows the issue of collaboration with communists through the anti-Communist revivals of the McCarthy era, the Vietnam War, and the celebrated feud and lawsuit involving Lillian Hellman and Mary

Overview

The Liberal Civil War: Fraternity and Fratricide on the Left explores the struggles and controversy of the liberal community during the early years of the Cold War. It follows the issue of collaboration with communists through the anti-Communist revivals of the McCarthy era, the Vietnam War, and the celebrated feud and lawsuit involving Lillian Hellman and Mary McCarthy. With insights provided by Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Leon Schull, and Gus Tyler, The Liberal Civil War details the internal strife and the external action of organized liberals such as labor unions and the Americans for Democratic Action while they struggled with communist paranoia in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761810889
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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